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The Rt Hon David Jones MP

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European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 Debate Contribution

It is a huge privilege to be called to contribute to what I believe is the most significant debate to be held in this Chamber for approaching half a century. The decision we come to on its conclusion will determine … read the full article

Assessment of the Withdrawal Agreement

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 05 December 2018.  Next week, the House of Commons will decide whether or not to approve the Government’s withdrawal deal with the EU. My assessment of the position … read the full article

Remembrance Day 2018

As I wrote a fortnight ago, the Remembrance Day commemorations this year, the centenary of the end of the First World War, will be more poignant than ever. I make no apology for returning to the subject, since it is … read the full article

They Shall Not Grow Old

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 24 October 2018. We are in the approach to Remembrance Day, which this year falls precisely on the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I.  The … read the full article

My unexpected continental adventures on the road out of the European Union

My appointment to the office of Minister of State for Europe happened in somewhat unorthodox circumstances. It was not, I have to say, an office for which I had ever cherished any great ambition. I had always taken my place … read the full article

‘This is your decision. The Government will implement what you decide.‘

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 10 October 2018. Parliament returned on Tuesday after the three-week conference recess, to begin a Christmas term that will be crucially important to the Brexit process. That process has … read the full article

150th anniversary of the Abergele Train Disaster

 This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 5 September 2018. One of the unavoidable consequences of being a Member of Parliament is the need to do a considerable amount of travelling.  In my case, that … read the full article

Tan y Coed Gardens

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 15 August 2018. Cliff Prout MBE was a remarkable man. An ardent conservationist, he was the driving force behind a number of urban renewal projects in and around … read the full article

Delivering a petition to No. 10

Last week, I once again welcomed pupils and staff of Ysgol Pen y Bryn, Upper Colwyn Bay, to Westminster. For several years,  Pen y Bryn have supported the “Send my Friend to School” campaign, the UK arm of the Global … read the full article

Now is the time to call the EU’s bluff

This article was originally published in Get Britain Out on 5 July 2018. You can read the full article here. Just over 2 years ago, by a narrow but decisive majority, the people of the United Kingdom voted to ‘Leave’ … read the full article

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